All photos on this website are copyright protected. Unless otherwise mentioned, photograph copyright belongs to the Fire Serivces Museum. Enquiries regarding all photos should be directed, in the first instance, to the Museum Curator

Enquiries regarding the Ian McFarlane Private Collection can be directed to Ian at his website.

Fire Fighting Painting

The website includes several detail images taken from a great painting by artist, Robert Horne, donated to the MFB and now at home in the Fire Services Museum Victoria. The painting depicts 100 years of fire fighting and is on display in the Boardroom of the Museum. Worth a visit.


"Life Under the Bells, A History of the MFB 1891 - 1991" by Sally Wilde. Published 1991, Longman Cheshire Pty Limited, ISBN 0 582 87023 2
The Rise and Progress of the Metropolitan Fire Brigade, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Report by Samuel Mauger, published 1934, MFB Printing Press.

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